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The Porcelain Figurines of Johann Joachim Kändler

Meissen figures

Back in the 18th century, porcelain was a luxury. Not everyone was able to afford it, and the Europeans weren’t even able to produce it until the 18th century. China was the one with the receipt on how to create porcelain, and it was only when Johann Friedrich Böttger discovered the formula that the 1710 Meissen factory was born. Read More The Porcelain Figurines of Johann Joachim Kändler